De Tomaso

World’s Greatest Hybrid? 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Long before the word “hybrid” meant gasoline-electric, it referred to a beautiful European body gently wrapped around a ravening beast of an American V8. Presented for your consideration today is an example of what might be the best-known Italian… more»

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Exotic Shed Find: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

De Tomaso Automobili was founded by Argentinian Alejandro De Tomaso in Italy. From 1971-92, they built the exotic Pantera, a mid-engine sports car that was also sold at Lincoln-Mercury dealers in the U.S. in the early-to-mid 1970s. The Cleveland… more»

1 of 73: 1971 De Tomaso Pantera

The Pantera was a mid-engine sports car produced by De Tomaso in Italy from 1971-92. They were available in the U.S. for about five years through a partnership with Ford. Most of the cars were powered by Ford’s 351… more»

Three De Tomaso Panteras Found In A Barn!

The Pantera was a mid-engine sports car produced by De Tomaso in Italy from 1971-92. They were available in the U.S. for about five years through a partnership with Ford. Most of the cars were powered by 351 cubic… more»

10K Original Miles: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera is claimed to be a low-mileage survivor with just over 10,000 actual miles, according to the seller. The paint is a welcome change of pace from the whites and blacks many Panteras were, and an… more»

Pocket Rocket: 1985 Innocenti De Tomaso Turbo

Today, when somebody mentions the word “hybrid” in connection to motor vehicles, the first vehicle that will pop into the heads of most people, is the Toyota Prius. Well, why not the Innocenti Turbo De Tomaso? Alright, technically this… more»

Exotic Barn Find: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

It never ceases to amaze me what shows up on Facebook Marketplace. To see a vintage supercar like the De Tomaso Pantera listed on a site that tends to cater to beaters and poorly modified teenagers’ cars, is a… more»

Award Winner: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

We have seen some nice Panteras here at Barn Finds in recent times, but this car definitely rates as one of the nicest. It has won numerous awards at different shows, including a Best Award at a show featuring… more»

13k Original Miles: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

Following on from the much-maligned Mangusta, the Pantera represented a leap forward for De Tomaso in the design and engineering of a classic Italian sports car. It still possessed plenty of flaws, but these were nowhere near as bad… more»

Crashed in ’82: 1974 De Tomaso Longchamp

Our favorite seller that holds the world record for wrecked Porsche 356s in inventory has revealed yet another prize from its salvaged stash, this time with a 1974 De Tomaso Longchamp. Seriously, is there any slice of exotica they… more»

Parked in 1976: 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta

Are you sitting down? Good. It isn’t often here at Barn Finds that we have a project car in need of complete restoration that comes with a six-figure asking price, but that is precisely what we have with this… more»

Stalled Restoration: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

There are plenty of enthusiasts in the world who prefer the styling purity of the early De Tomaso Pantera over the later models. This 1972 Pantera is looking for just such a person, but they will need to be… more»

Estate Sale Find: Multiple Race Car Projects

While most estate sales these days generally reveal few surprises as it relates to collector cars, there’s always one that makes you stop in your tracks. This is the case with an upcoming public auction in Illinois, where several… more»

Original Owner Sale: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera

We feature a fair amount of De Tomaso Panteras in this sort of condition, which makes me wonder if people burn out on these cars after a certain amount of time. Regardless, reading the description of this one will… more»

12k Original Miles: 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta

I was having a look back over the De Tomaso cars that we’ve featured here on Barn Finds over the years, and I was initially quite surprised to learn that we’ve only featured 5 stories on the Mangusta since… more»

Major Project: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

The person who chooses to take on the restoration of this 1972 De Tomaso Pantera will need to be a person of infinite patience because there is not one aspect of the car that won’t need their attention. However,… more»